Sex! Trash! Violence! Marc Ribot, noted American guitarist and composer explores the border between classic noir film scores of the 40s thru 60s, and the 80s no-wave bands who worshipped them.
Recorded in NYC in April 2011.
1. Background to Murder, Touch of Evil (Henry Mancini) 2. The Maple Leaf Rage (Ceramic Dog) 3. Saigon Pickup (John Zorn) 4. Scene of the Crime (Andre Previn) 5. The Boss, Touch of Evil (Henry Mancini) 6. Orientalism Suite (Bottom of the World / Macau) 7. Sharks (Lounge Lizards) 8. It Could Have Been Very, Very Beautiful (Lounge Lizards) 9. Get Carter 10. Kill for Pussy, Body Heat (John Barry) 11. Background to Murder Part 2, Touch of Evil (Henry Mancini) 12. Touch of Evil (Henry Mancini) 13. Drunk Boat (Ribot) 14. Drunker Boat (Ribot) 15. Encore (Ribot)
Marc Ribot - guitar, banjo, arrangement Shahzad Ismaily - bass John Mettam - drums, vibraphone and bongos Christina Courtin - viola Christopher Hoffman- cello Rob Burger - acoustic and electric piano and organ Curtis Fowlkes - trombone Doug Wieselman - alto sax Unknown - violin